KVM Guest PMU
Virtualize a performance monitoring unit for the guest's use
- Name: Justin M. Forbes
- Targeted release: Fedora 17
- Last updated: 2011-01-29
- Percentage of completion: 90%
Provide a virtualized PMU to guests to allow better profiling using standard tools. This is targeted for the 3.3 kernel upstream and will land in Fedora 17.
Benefit to Fedora
Users with KVM guests will be able to use standard profiling tools which allow for better monitoring and debugging.
Kernel updates scheduled for mainline 3.3 kernel already in F17 Qemu userspace updates targeted for the 1.1 release already in F17
How To Test
- FIXME(Test plan to be written)
Users will be able to run standard profiling tools requiring PMU inside of KVM guests.
KVM users can now run standard perf profiling tools within KVM guests.